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ABCDEFGH I got a gal in Kalamazoo..

This last weekend was the “International Congress of Medieval Studies” at the University of Michigan in Kalamazoo, MI, most commonly just called “Kalamazoo”. Every medievalist that wants to be taken seriously in the academic world needs to attend/present there. If … Continue reading

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Back Pocket Feasts – A New Project

So, many years ago, I was placed in a situation where I and another cook had to come up with a shopping list and most of a menu three days before an event in an unfamiliar place with no idea … Continue reading

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Ivan Day Lecture in Ohio

On Friday, Ivan Day gave an amazing presentation, which I was, unfortunately, unable to attend. I was waiting for some detailed information from those who did attend so that I could share them and this afternoon, Elise Fleming (Dame Alys) … Continue reading

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Forme of Cury in Context – Another Edit

The paper that lives outside of my comfort zone is finally close to completion. I’ve reached the point where I have to set it aside for a while so that I can read it again and I’ve been seeking input … Continue reading

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Forme of Cury in Context – Thoughts

So, in doing research to write my paper putting Forme of Cury into historical perspective, I am Having Thoughts. The more that I read about Richard II’s competition with Charles VIs court, his continual efforts to end the Hundred Year … Continue reading

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The Medieval Travelling Spice Kit – 13th & 14th Centuries

One of my foodie friends was talking about the “Traveling Spice Kit” that they had put together. It was a small collection of “must have” spices in little bottles that he kept in a little box that he would then … Continue reading

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Moelgen of Middeleeuwse Eiercustard

“Moelgen, or Medieval Egg Custard” http://lullula.blogspot.be/2013/04/moelgen-of-middeleeuwse-eiercustard.html This is in Dutch, but you should be able to get all of the information by piping it through Google Translate or similar translation programs. h/t Isis Sturtewagon

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